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hurricane to hit the u.s. this late in the season, was wilma, sven years ago today. maat was a category three storm. it killed five people in florida that and caused more than $20 billion in damage. it's the third costliest hurricane in the u.s. after andrew and katrina. we are down to the last 12 days of campaign 2012. that mpoll out tonight suggests that mitt romney has closedly the gender gap. last month, president obama led poig women by 16 points, but rew, they're dead even. 47% to 47. on the other hand, governor romney's lead among men has been cut from 13 points last month to just five now. .7% to 42. most polls show the president ahead in ohio, and it may be ohio that tips the balance on election night. both men were there today, and so is our campaign 2012 team. first, jan crawford with governor romney in defiance, ohio. con. >> reporter: well, scott, romney was in four different toss-up states yesterday. today, he's spending every minute in one, ohio. he doesn't have to win this state to win the election, but do it's going to be hard for him to do it without it. >> on november
to control. oracle's team u.s.a. is the current america's cup champion. coming up, hear from one of the team members on the yacht as it capsized. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> 4:33. the morning after debate number two. both president obama and mitt romney are back on the campaign trail this morning, following last night's fiery debate. mr. obama will be in iowa and ohio. romney travels to virginia. cnn poll finds registered voters believe the president won last night's showdown by a seven point margin 46-39%. here's mark matthews with highlights. >> reporter: governor romney focused on the economy. >> we have not made the progress we need to make. i put together a five point plan that gets america 12 million new jobs in 2004 years and rising take-home pay. >> reporter: the president focused on romney. >> he doesn't have a five point plan he has a one point plan to make sure folks at the top play by a different set of rules. >> when you bring rates down small businesses are able to keep more money and hire more people. >> reporter: the president went after him again. >> you wouldn't have tak
by the u.s. that's renee and his son eduardo in the front row of a naturalization ceremony at the paramount theater in oakland. renee is not a u.s. citizen but was the guest of honor receiving a warm round of applause from a room of more than 1,000 people after a cbs 5 story was played for the crowd. it showed renee saluting and kissing the american flag. he was passing out flyers for his daughter-in-law's housecleaning business. he did not know his actions were being recorded. >> this is an asset for the sincerity of love i have for the u.s. internally, i thank the u.s. for what it's done for my country, for my family, and for myself. >> reporter: eduardo just became a u.s. citizen two years ago. renee returns to el salvador on friday. >>> there are renewed fears about the safety of a 14-year- old pakistani girl shot in the head. she was targeted because she was an outspoken supporter of education for girls. she was moved to england to help protect her from further attacks but british police have now turned away people posing as members of her family. >> we don't believe there's any sort o
:00 and timed the rally to coincide with the 11th anniversary of the start of the u.s. war in afghanistan. around 7:15 the group headed north of west grand avenue and circled back to city hall that is when the violence broke out. two luxury cars were vandalized. protestors are taking their anger out on the wrong people. >> we work hard for our money. >> we are arch people and that is sending the wrong message. >> reporter: the march lasted only for 40 minutes and police say they didn't have time to call in for new chill aid or make any type of arrest. so it will be interesting to see if police will do any follow up work. if they will find anybody on surveillance video to see who did this. and we have no count on the damage toll as far as the monetary loss. we will be finding out from oakland police a little bit later on this morning. live from oakland i'm tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the family of a woman murdered in hercules set up a website pleading for help. susie ko was found dead in her home on saturday night. the family is asking anyone to contact police immediately if the
. >>> security at the u.s. embassy in libya comes into focus in the aftermath of the deadly attack that killed a bay area native. >>> there's a new fight brewing one day after jerry sandusky was sentenced. plus -- >>> i'm marianne favro. the high court is hearing the by egs university rape case in years. we'll hear local reaction from bay area students. >>> well, it is controversial and it is decisive. the u.s. supreme court heard arguments today in the most important civil rights case to come before justices in the past six years. it's a challenge to the use of race as a factor in admissions at university of texas. >> and bay area students are watching this very carefully, and the uc regents are actively weigh inning. marianne favro is live with reaction tonight. >> reporter: here on campus a hearing today is resurrecting the debate over which factors should go into determining which students are aadmitted. it involves abigail fisher, a white woman that applied to the university of texas in 2008. she claims her race prevented her from getting accepted, and she's suing university. >> i hope th
the morale of foreign troops serving in the war zone. u.s. military officials say an attack on saturday that killed two americans was especially unnerving as several afghan soldiers and possibly insurgents opened fire from several directions. nbc's chief foreign correspondent, richard engel, has been covering this war for almost the full 11 years. he filed this report from kabul. >> reporter: this woman is about to die. executed for adultery. the man she was with got off scot-free. the taliban recently filmed this video of their justice as a warning and to say they're making a comeback. some 30 miles away in the village, we saw few signs of what the u.s. would consider progress in afghanistan and no evidence that the american plan to hand over to a credible, stable afghan government will work. these village elders tell me once u.s. troops leave, a civil war will begin, and u.s.-trained afghan forces will not be able to stop it. are you preparing for this fight? are you already stockpiling weapons and ammunition and getting yourself ready? "yes, we are. we will definitely fight," he says
. >>> and late news about u.s. border patrol agent killed earlier this week along the arizona/mexico border. nbc's mark potter is in sierra vista, arizona tonight where agent nicholas ivy lived with his family. good evening. >> reporter: good evening to you, brian. federal investigators tell nbc news that based on evidence they've found so far, they are looking into whether this shooting may have been a friendly fire incident. agents shooting at each other. agent nicholas ivy of the border control was shot and killed early tuesday morning while responding to desert sensors that track illegal movement across the border. two other agents were with him. one was wounded. they had reported being fired upon earlier. about five miles north of the border near naco, arizona. officials blamed the shootings on armed criminals and mexican authorities say they have made two arrests related to the case. while u.s. investigators say they have reached no conclusions and still have a lot of work to do, they cannot rule out the possibility this was a friendly fire. brian? >> mark potter with this late development
week's debate. meanwhile, ohio's election chief, a republican, has asked the u.s. supreme court to reinstate a new law that cuts off the final three days of early voting. an appeals court blocks the law pushed through by state republicans. >>> and as romney continues to campaign in ohio, president obama is back in the white house this morning. nbc's tracie potts joins us now with all the latest from washington. tracie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we're hearing a lot of he said, he said on the campaign trail. when it comes to mitt romney's tax plan, president obama insists it's going to grow the budget. romney says it's not true. >> if he says it's not true, then it's not true. okay. >> reporter: in battleground ohio, president obama insists mitt romney's tax cuts will add $5 trillion to the deficit. >> if it's true it's not going to add to the deficit, that leaves only one option, and that's asking middle class families to foot the bill. >> the president's charge of a $5 trillion tax cut is obviously inaccurate and wrong. >> reporter: romney also in ohio mocked the
. right out of the gate on security, before the killing of the u.s. ambassador to lybia. >> we weren't told they wanted more security. >> reporter: just the day before, state department officials testified that they refused security requests. the white house said that biden may not have been personally briefed. next on iran's nuclear weapons program. four years ago -- >> they had enough nuclear material to make one bomb and now they have enough for five. >> reporter: sources say that current intelligence shows that iran has no bomb-grade uranium and no delivery system on which what some call obamacare requiring free birth control. >> they are infringing upon our first freedom, the freedom of religion by infringing on catholic chirts and churchs and hospitals. >> reporter: the fact is religious employers are exempt but it does apply to, say, hospital that is serve the general public. on president obama's proposed tax increase? >> people making $1 million or more -- . >> reporter: the proposal rolls back bush tax cuts on people making over $100,000 and couples $250,000 a year, and we f
with life in prison without parole. the u.s., los angeles times poll 38% of voters favor getting rid of it while 51% want to keep it. however, that gap narrows when voters find out that prop 34 requires convicted killers to work in prison and give their earnings to victim's families. we talked to supporters and opponents of the measure. >> right now, death row inmates sit in private cells, watching tv, talking to their lawyers, prop thor putting an end to that and puts -- prop 34 putting an end to that and puts them to work. >> reporter: and it sentences them to life in prison without the possibility of parole and every person convicted of murder to work in prison and pay restitution to the victim's families. representatives from both sides spoke on cbs 5 eyewitness news this morning. >> i think when i read the cases of the people who are on death row it is stunning in the evil that we are looking at. >> reporter: steve, the district attorney for san moteo. >> there needs to be a difference between people who commit more evil murders than others. >> reporter: statistics show the p
the officers so there is no fear. >> reporter: a u.s. district judge has scheduled a december hearing where he could decide to put opd in the justice department's hands. live in oakland, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> thank you. a string of violence in san jose. police are investigating two separate homicides that happened within a four-hour span. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec with more on the search for the killer. >> the person that got killed was an older guy with a kid and a wife. >> reporter: this man didn't want to be identified but just after 12:30 this morning he watched his friend die after being shot outside of his birthday party at this home. >> all they said was shots fired. the guy ran into the house and dropped to the floor. i didn't see anything. all i was told is it was gangbangers wearing blue rags. >> reporter: police also believe the killing was gang- related. city's 36th homicide of the year. the 35th occurred earlier on south second street in downtown san jose on the same night. you can see remnants of the crime tape. police said there was a fight and when they got there a man wa
picture is developing from the state department about what really happened when gunmen stormed the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya and killed four americans including the u.s. ambassador there. the obama administration initially claimed the attacks stemmed from a protest over an anti-islam film produced in the united states. and posted to youtube. but officials at the state department say that was never their conclusion adding there was no protest at all. in fact, diplomats first realized they were under at being a when they heard exploegs and saw armed men entering their compound. a quick response team was dispatched with 60 libyan militia men to try to stop the assault, but they were too late. by then the attackers already had set fire to the building where ambassador chris stevens was hiding. that account directly conflicts the description of the attack provided on "meet the press" by u.s. ambassador to the u.n. susan rice. this was on september 16th, five days after the attack. >> putting together the best information that we have available to us today, our current assessment is
<&8.k,vr u.s. attorney melinda haigh for that wonderful introduction and richard carranza and mr. hirsch, but the no. 1 thing we care about you, we care about and your future and where you are going. when you get out of school being san franciscoans we'll have the best jobs in the world waiting for you. everyone one of you, how about that for san francisco? [ applause ] all right. well, let me start out by saying we're here in herbs theater. you have to know this is a special place. this is an historic landmark events place in san francisco. in 1945 the united nations charter was signed right here where you are sitting. it's the site where mayors like myself and others have addressed the annual state of the city address and it's a landmark place and that is why we choose to be here today with you. because we're making a big landmark to be antibullying across the country and we're launching it right here in san francisco with all of you. that is how important this is. and it's important also that the city family come together. we have quite a number of great starts stars that i have bee
-- investors are stating that the u.s. builders on construction are the fastest at its pace since 2008. this is further indication that the housing market is rising. >> we will have a live look at the opening bell coming up and about 15 minutes. rob black will be joining us at 6:45 a.m.. >> if the u.s. postal service hit is borrowing limit. this least agency >> the holiday pricing wars are on and we have heard that targets will match the prices with on-line competitors like amazon and wal-mart's. if target is stating that they would do this from november 1st thru december 16th. maybe this will save you some money if you can see that you can get it cheaper. we will take a break it is now 6:12 a.m.. >> here's a live look at walnut creek. it will be high and the highs will be about 90 degrees or may be warmer. we will be back with more details. >> tomorrow we may break some records for several areas. this is a record was set back end--it is already off to a pretty mild start. as we've taken out to satellite and radar we are contending with clear skies right now and high pressure is in con
barbs. ís >>> we are learning more today about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya, the associated press is reporting the cia station chief in libya sent a cable to washington within 24 hours of the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, and said it was carried out by militants. it is unclear whether anyone outside the cia saw the cable. initial media reports connected to the protests across the muslim world because of that anti-islam movie. >>> in lebanon a top official was among people killed when the bomb went off there and injured others there. it is not clear if the violence is tied to the ongoing civil war that is happening in syria. >>> british doctors treating the 14 year old pakistani girl shot by the taliban says she is able to stand with help and to write. doctors say she is communicating freely in writing. she is not speaking yet because she still has a tube in her throat. meantime in pakistan security forces have detained relatives of the man accused in the shooting and hope to force the man to surrenderer by keeping them in custody. >>> president b
on felony kidnapping and child molestation charges related to the september incident in san mateo. >>> u.s. postal police and the marin sheriff department are investigating the flurry of mail thefts. personal checks, credit cards and sensitive financial information may have been taken. the postal service says there's a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the mail thief. mail theft is a federal crime it's punishable with up to 10 years in prison. >>> new details on the derailment of an amtrak train. investigators identified the driver of the big rig that the train crashed into. investigators say that they are looking to see if the truck malfunctioned or if medina was impaired. 40 people were hurt in all. the tracks reopened this morning. >>> google subsidiary motorola has quietly dropped lawsuit claims against apple. motorola filed the claim. google and apple are in talks to resolve their long running dispute over smart phone patents. >>> a federal judge today lifted a ban of samsung tablets. the jury there ordered samsung to pay apple more than $1 million
dollars to join yahoo. world's cheapest car heading to the u.s. no frills car made by indian conglomerate sells there for about $3500. the company plans to add a few frills and sell it here for less than $10,000. chee-tos popular has high levels of salt, fat and artificial coloring some schools have banned it. >>> good morning. 61° if downtown san francisco partly cloudy light wind out of west at six across the bay in oakland 62° it is a mild start all around the bay couple 50s san jose 56 otherwise more 80s today and i'll let you in on the details, coming up. >>> 5:15. san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi is back on the job after a ten-month battle to keep his job. he says he's eager to move forward. a new year's eve domestic violence incident with his wife cost the sheriff his job for a while until he was reinstated last week. >> as much humble pie that i really want to eat and continue to profess and demonstrate that i'll be the sheriff that people elected me to be. >> the sherry's first full day at work came on the same day supervisors introduced domestic violence legislation and it
as well. >>> 5:10. >>> surprise decision in u.s. terror case. why an appeals court says prosecutors went overboard. >>> now you see it, now you don't. daring art heist that may be worth nothing at all. >>> we get four, five a day. >> those pesky robo calls. who is responsible, coming up. >>> high end holiday catalogue teams up with a nationwide >>> wednesday important from our roof camera clear 58° downtown across the bay also 58 in oakland, 62 in san jose. we'll see nothing but sun today and offshore winds will warm is up -- warm us up quickly. >>> lance armstrong has just announced that he will be stepping down as chairman of his live strong cancer-fighting charity. he makes this announcement following last week's u.s. anti-doping agency report detailing his widespread use of performance-enhancing drugs on his way to seven titles, 11 of his former teammates testified against him. he says he's leaving the position to limit damage from the ongoing scandal. armstrong's foundation was founded in 1997 to raise money to support cancer patients. armstrong himself a cancer survivor. >>> feder
claimed responsibility so far but u.s. state department spokeswoman victoria new land told reporters yesterday tice is believed to be in the syrian government's custody. >>> north korea's foreign minister says america's policies toward his country to lead to nuclear war. he contends the u.s. has secret plans for another korean war. his speech to the united nations was focused mostly on his country whose style relationship with the u.s. the u.s. -- hostile relationship with the u.s. the u.s. hasn't responded to the speech. >>> republican challenger mitt romney taking a new stance on illegal immigration. as susan mcginnis reports it comes as he and the president are getting ready for their first head-to-head debate. >> reporter: more than 5,000 people packed the air and space museum in denver to hear mitt romney on monday. >> this is a great place to be. >> reporter: colorado is among the battleground states that have a large hispanic population and romney now tells the "denver post" he will honor temporary work permits for young illegal immigrants granted by president obama in an exec
we're trying to figure it out. >> he appeared in court yesterday. he's a naturalized u.s. citizen of chinese decent saying he was working in japan. his attorney told abc news he's highly intelligent and a diligent student with no criminal history. >> there is a little bit of relief at the purposes though don't get too excited. gas prices started to fall a little bit after a month of sudden surging in california this average $4.67 a gallon. >> big savings on air fare and deals you can get now. >> apple is making changes at the plant in china. >> and there is your questions on twitter and facebook will answer them here live just a little bit later, you can contact michael on >>> it's official, san francisco has a target store. city target now open taking up the second floor of the metrion building different from other targets and it is tail youred to customers with small living lace spaiss. it's also trying something new, opening at 7:00 in the morning and today is what is called soft opening. the grand opening taking place on sunday. >> there is employers outlooking to hire hundred
potential for abuse and no accepted medical use. the u.s. court of appeals for columbia will decide the case. >>> time is 6:15 transit officials admit they did not have the proper permit. they admit a person knit for -- permit for soil testing was issued but not for other tests. the rail transit districts acknowledged this and they say stricter rules are in place. >>> cars are polluting the environment even before they hit the streets. the way electric cars makes them twice as harmful to the environment compared to gas powered cars. still electric cars can make sense if the electricity to use them comes from low carbon sources. >>> they are making two busy streets for elevated bike paths. the sap fran coalition said more people -- san francisco coalition said more people would consider biking but if it is approved dozens of parking spaces out there would be lost. >>> let's turn to sal to see if traffic is picking up on this monday. >> maureen and dave, it is getting busier as a matter of fact if you are driving on the bridges here. the traffic is moving along relatively well and i want to lo
about what's behind being accepted or rejected from a school. plus, oil production is soaring in the u.s. will it have an effect on gas prices? and, is the halloween box office a trick or a treat for movie goers? first business starts now. you're watching first business: financial news, analysis, and today's investment ideas. good morning. it's thursday, october 25th. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: apple comes out with earnings after the close. the stock rallied 3 dollars yesterday, but has fallen far from the $705 peak it hit back in september. the federal reserve is sticking to its economic stimulus and will keep interest rates through 2015. the fed says job growth is slow, but housing is rebounding. the fed meets again in december. a very red day, with a selloff in stocks, gold and oil. it's the 5th session in a row oil has declined. a warning from best buy sent shares tumbling 7%. the retailer warned earnings will fall siginigicantly short and a management shake-up is underway. and could it be game on for zynga? shares rallied 15% on word the social gaming company plans a $
to end that conversation about cheating but we have to move on, soledad. >>> deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. what did the white house know and when? today, outraged lawmakers demand some aanswers. >>> back on the extreme court docket this morning, affirmative action. should race play a role in college admissions? >>> dash of controversy, actress stacey dash talks about her tweet that set off an internet firestorm. >>> new face on ttgma. good morning america. why the candidates' wives are becoming more important in their husband's campaigns. cnn "newsroom" begins right now. >>> good morning, everyone. thank you so much for joining us. i'm don lemon. carol is off today. high stakes and a high noon showdown on capitol hill as we look at live pictures of the capital. potentially heated hearing on the deadly attack of the u.s. consulate in libya. republic republican-led hearing is demanding to know how security failures led to the deaths of the u.s. ambassador there and three other americans. were warnings ignored for political reasons? did the white house have any motive in
nonleafletten injuries. >>> u.s. park police officer shot at a car burglar who tried to run him down in the presidio in san francisco. the officer was patrolling a section of lincoln boulevard when he noticed the suspect breaking into a parked car around 6:30 last night. the unidentified officer tried to stop him but the suspect jumped in his own vehicle and tried to run over him. the officer fired several shots at the suspect. it's unclear if he was wounded. >> the suspect was able to get back to his vehicle and try to run over our officer with that vehicle. we take the safety of our officers and of the visitors very seriously. >> a part of lincoln boulevard was closed for hours overnight as investigators processed the crime scene. san francisco police have joined the national park service in searching for the car burglar. >>> a downtown protest ended with 22 people arrested just before 3:00 yesterday afternoon that group marched down market street when police arrived protestors threw flairs, bags of paint, and rocks at them. one officer was hit in the head but wasn't seriously hurt
. >>> u.s. park police officers shot at a would-be car thief who is accused of trying to run him over. it started at 6:30 saturday night when officers saw the suspect trying to steal a car on lincoln boulevard. investigators say the suspect jumped into a tan buick that was waiting nearby and drove toward the officer. the police are looking for that vehicle. >>> a judge will soon decide whether or not to postpone pg&e pipeline hearings. the ongoing hearings follow the deadly explosion in san bruno two years ago. on friday the california public utilities commission filed a motion to postpone the hearings until next month. jerry hill says he will ask the judge to reject that request. >>> power has been restored to thousands of customers in hayward following a crash that took out a power pole. a driver hit a power pole near cheney lane around 3:00 yesterday morning. at the height of the outage about 5,000 customers were out power. >>> let's see how traffic is looking on the east shore freeway. normally the busiest freeway around the bay area. >> right now it's looking okay. it is getting
on u.s. consulate in libya. as alison burns reports to us this morning from washington, d.c. the information comes hours after a high profile congressional hearing about that tragedy. >>> house investigations committee has called state department officials here today to testify members of congress are demanding to know why there wasn't more security at the u.s. consulate in benghazi. what officials knew about a potential threat and whether the obama administration intentionally tried to mislead the public in believing it was a random attack during a protest. state department officials will reportedly testify today they never believe the attack that killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans was simply a result of the protest. a republican on the committee went on cnn this morning and blasted the administration for seeming to change its descriptions of what happened. >> now we come out to find those were absolutely not true, they are somewhere between totally false and absolutely not true. >> reporter: as for ambassador stevens security state department offic
of the u.s. >> the first time a hurricane has been at our doorstep. >> sandy is still offshore heading north. forecasters believe it will turn toward land and possibly merge with a wintry storm system from the west. >> we should not underestimate the impact of this storm or assume the predictions will be wrong. >> people in sandy's path are heeding the warnings. businesses are boarding up. residents are stocking up and many are seeking higher ground. >> i'm hoping i have a house when i come back. >> delaware has issued a mandatory evacuation order of coastal communities for 8:00 p.m. tonight. residents and tourists here are being urged not to wait until the last minute. wind gusts could hit 60 miles per hour. >> we hear it's supposed to be pretty windy, rainy. >> forecasters expect sandy's storm surge and torrential rain to cause major flooding in coastal areas and also farther inland. power outages are another big concern. utility crews from western areas are heading east to help out. sandy could knock out power for millions before it's over. now the arrival of this storm on the east
of the middle east and its many recent flash points like the fatal terrorist attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. romney is trying to polish his own spotty record on foreign affairs and he faces some public doubts. according to to a cnn/orc poll 52% of americans believe obama is better at handling foreign affairs. 45% say romney. cnn national political correspondent jim acosta is at the virginia military institute where romney will speak in just a little over two hours. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, carol. that's right. after what was widely perceived as a big victory for mitt romney on the issue of domestic policies at that first presidential debate, he's going to be going after the president on foreign policy at that speech at the virginia military institute here in lexington later on this morning. and the campaign did release some excerpts from the speech that we could look at to sort of see where he might be going with this address later on this morning. a few things to point out, carol. he's going to be going after the president as you mentioned just a few moments a
foothold. he was also worried that there was no deterrents to act against those groups, and the u.s. security presence was shrinking rapidly. the ambassador noted that this was becoming a huge issue and a huge problem for them. and that the drawdown from some 34 u.s. security personnel to 27 in july, he noted once again in august that that number was expected to drop to seven. the ambassador was very concerned about the creation of a security vacuum, noting that he couldn't rely on local security to fill that gap. another cable just before the attacks noted that host nation support is lacking and cannot be depended on to create a safe environment. a week before the attacks, a cable sent from benghazi noted that police have established a 24/7 response to the mission, but that raises the question, where were those personnel once that attack began? >> right. it also raises the question, was there anything that could have been done to prevent the attack at the consulate? >> right. and that's always what people want to know. this sort of monday morning quarterbacking. once all the pieces
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to pull the big bird ad, yet there are weightier questions here as congress looks in to whether the u.s. was warned of the deadly libya attack. >> twice in the six month lead up, you had bombings at our compound there in benghazi and it's 9/11 in libya. what other warnings do you need? >> reporter: warnings of trouble now for president obama, romney's closing the gap. the latest polls, reuters has them tied. gallup has romney up by two. pew has him up by four. and we were talking about the polls in the balgtd ground states. it also now looks like according to other polls that pennsylvania and michigan may no longer be safe bets for the president. lynn. >> all right, thanks. last night on the rachel maddow show, nate silver talks about just how close the candidates are in the polls. >> the whole good month that obama had in september between the convention and the 47% tape, you're now seeing the race as close as it's been all year. i'm a little skeptical that it's actually tied based on the fact that obama still seems to on have a lead in the majority of swing state polls. but romney, wh
in that closely contested u.s. senate race up in massachusetts. republican senator scott brown, democratic challenger elizabeth warren facing off in springfield, mass, as two new polls are split on which candidates as the advantage there. unlike the first two debates, last night there was no mention for elizabeth warren made of american heritage but plenty of jousting on policy issues like job creation, taxes, and which candidate sticks up for the middle class. >> the one thing you can't be doing now in the middle of this 3 1/2 year recession is taking more money out of people's hard-working pocketbooks and wallets and giving it to the federal government. they're like pigs in a trough up there. they take and take and take. >> this has been pretty much my life's work is talking about what is happening to america's middle class. let's face it, america's middle class is just getting hammered. republicans have a vision, cut taxes for those at the top and let the chips fall where they may for everybody else. >> when you talk about getting hammered, i suggest you put down the hammer. because it'
inflation here in the bay area, u.s. bureau of labor statistics went up by 2% in the bay area in the 12 months which ended in august and higher gas prices are a factor. >>> golden state warriors plans on moving out to oakland and san francisco. what it will all mean in terms of the jobs and revenues. >>> plus an underexpected -- unexpected visit at a gym, it was not from a memb . >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news, oh, take a look at that, a deer trying to break his way into a gym, it was all caught on surveillance cameras. he was not able to get inside. she heard a very loud boom and thought some equipment fell over and she said there didn't appear to be any damage and the deer appeared to be fine. >>> this photo may upset you. this dog became an international hero. she lost her snout and upper jaw when she threw herself in front of a motorcycle to protect two young girls. she lost her snout and they are trying to close the wound but they are delaying the procedure because they want to treat a cancerous opportunity her and treat round worms. >> we are trying to make su
members from the u.s. marine corps, 20 members from the u.s. navy, 10 members the u.s. coast guard, where we will then partner with them and cross train them and use our techniques, reaching technical rescue and high and low rescue being demonstrated in display. we will also be having some of our u.s. navy personnel on ride-alongs with members on our ambulances, fire engines and trucks to continue with our cross training. so, it gives me great pride to be here to continue to serve as the fire chief, to welcome the military, and to say thank you to all of you. here's to an enjoyable fun-filled busy weekend. all the best, and thank you for your service. (applause) >> i wanted chief to tell you about that training. we first did it in 2010, search and rescue which we knew was a problem in haiti in the earth wake in the recovery. and like they say in san francisco, the fire department, we know how to do it, but when the big earthquake hits, we're all going to be victims and we want to make sure that anybody that potentially could come in to help dig us out knows how to do it. well, we trained
with a campaign debt saying she's nod considered a serious candidate. >> leon pan netta says the u.s. military was prepared to respond in ab attack in which a u.s. diplomat was killed and said the military did not intervene because the attack was over before the u.s. knew what's happening. saying commanders felt they should not put americans at right after this wk out realtime information. the ambassador libya was killed along with three others at the u.s. consulate in benghazi on september 11th. >> we'll move on. coming up next it may be time to upgrade your computer. >> microsoft launches a redesign of windows operating system. there is a lot riding on it. >>> we're continuing to watch game two of the world series. it's the bottom of the 5th. >> and we're hoping for the same thing tonight. i think that is wishful thinking. still to come, they could not sleep tight because bed bugs well they started to bite. >> how mike yi finney helped a bay area couple rest a bit ease year. stay with us. >>> microsoft today officially released windows 8. >> the system, it hopes will bridge the gap between p
in libya tells lawmakers he got no support after asking for more help at the u.s. consulate in benghazi. he was testifying at a congressional hearing, investigating the terrorist attack in libya that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three others. listen to what eric nordstrom told the oversight committee. >> i was criticized and somehow it was my responsibility to come up with a plan on the ground and not the responsibility for ds. i raised that specific point in a meeting with the ds director in march, that 60 days, there was no plan and it was hope that everything would get better. >> let's go now to foreign affairs reporter elise labott. this was quite a heated hearing. >> it was. basically there was so much political grandstanding, don, it was really hard to get at what was really important that eric nordstrom and lieutenant colonel andy wood, the top securi support team official saying, listen, we kept talking to the state department, asking them for resources and we got the feeling that until there was an attack, we weren't going to get any resources. eric nordstrom, finishing
responders and the u.s. military to train for a major disaster. >> today is really the culmination of months and months of training with the san francisco department of emergency management and the city and county of san francisco. >> reporter: this landing craft air cushion traveled up from camp pendleton on the u.s. macon island an amphibious assault ship sitting about eight miles offshore. both are capablof transporting everything from food and water to weapons of war. the marine set up a mobile hospital to test if it's ever needed an important exercise. >> it's one that i personally felt was necessary to do to practice not only the landing of an amphibious craft here but the understanding of the kind of help that we could get should our major arteries be clogged. >> reporter: fleet week is just one of many big events going on in san francisco this weekend. there's america's cup racing, the castro street fair, hardly strictly bluegrass at golden gate park, plus giants play-off baseball and the 49ers are playing at candlestick. hundreds of thousands of people will be converging on san fran
state department officials are testifying before congress today on the attack that killed u.s. ambassador to libya chris stevens and three other americans. republicans criticize the obama administration's handling of the attack and today the republican-led house oversight committee is grilling administration officials about security at the benghazi consulate. it's believed that al qaeda- linked terrorists orchestrated the attack, possibly using a demonstration over a u.s. anti- muslim movie as cover. >>> president obama is also meeting with secretary of state, hillary clinton, this afternoon, after that congressional hearing. mr. obama is back on the job as president after a campaign swing through california and ohio. today, his campaign managers are accusing mitt romney of misleading voters about several issues including abortion. they say he's hiding more conservative views in order to attract voters. tomorrow, the president heads to florida, the largest battleground state. >> we're just gonna get the heck out of the way and let you succeed. [ cheers ] >> mitt romney continu
here on cbs. >>> the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya has become a campaign issue. during a politically charged congressional hearing yesterday, two key issues were on the table. whether security was adequate and the administration's characterization of what happened immediately following the attack. sharyl attkisson has the report. >> reporter: the state department's eric nordstrom was the lead security official in libya and said he told his headquarters getting adequate security was the hardest part of his dangerous job. >> it's not the hardship, not the gunfire, not the threats, it's dealing and fighting against the people, programs and personnel who are supposed to be supporting me. i added it for me the taliban is on the inside of the building. >> reporter: lieutenant colonel andrew wood headed a special military team whose mission ended and was not extended a month before the september 11th attack. he told us he felt the same frustration. >> so all the experts on the ground are telling headquarters at the state department we need this. and the answer kept com
for security -- responsibility for security that u.s. consulate where an attack last month killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. stevens was a bay area native, went to university of california at berkeley. hillary clinton pushing back against criticism of the obama administration. she says security abroad is her job, not that of the white house. >> i take responsibility. i am in charge of the state department. 60,000 people all over the word. 275 posts. the president and the vice president wouldn't be knowledgeable about specific decisions made by security professionals. >> that attack was september 11, hillary clinton says an investigation is underway to determine more about what happened. the obama administration has been criticized since vice president joe biden said the white house did not know about requests to enhance security. that contradicted testimony by state department employees. >>> it was a nice afternoon today with temperatures running in the 70s and 80s. 83 conquered. along the coast line, temperatures mild. 66 half moon bay. 74 san francisco.
responsibility for the attack in libya that claim the life of a u.s. diplomat among others. >> more americans at risk tonight. new trouble at the lab at the center of amen jits outbreak. >> and san francisco takes a shot at hosting the superbowl. all that coming up. then later on "nightline". >> the coming up next on nightline. flaming hot controversy one spicey snack food cause as fire storm in schools. why it's the war on salt that is keeping it out of kids luchlings. >> man who says he can >> man who says he can >> tonight hillary clinton is taking the blame for the security lapses during a deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in will he be why. 4 americans were killed including ambassador christopher stevens on september 11. today clinton said communication was confusing that night. last month. ultimately the security decisions were hers to make. >> i take responsibility. i'm in charge of the state department. 60,000 plus people all over the world. 275 posts. the president and the vice president certainly wouldn't be knowledgeable about specific decisions that are made by secur
crowds expected at memorial service for explain u.s. ambassador chris stevens at san francisco city hall today. mayor lee will greet friends, family and members of the public. senator feinstein, and the man assigned to investigate the killing are all expected to attend. the 4:30 p.m. memorial will be held in a city hall rotunda open to the public. >>> i saw fog, perhaps not as much as yesterday. i guess things are going to be changing for the warmer. >> let's find out. >>> good morning. we are looking at that warming trend to get going today, will continue i should say numbers in the 50s, 55 san jose, 72 antioch, 58 napa, cool valley, 62 oakland as well as san francisco, 61 mountain view and redwood city, mild 13° warmer in antioch than we were yesterday, 6 to 9° warmer this morning in concord san jose in the 50s still warmer than yesterday. fog around hayward and fremont this morning also coming up 280 towards the airport from the 50s to 60s, mild start this afternoon upper 60s to mid 80s. above normal and we will be looking at a very light breeze. by the evening pleasant with numbers
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